Wanted felon found with a large amount of drugs after K-9 alerts on vehicle in Floyd County

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, On March 30th, 2023, at 10:24 PM, Officer Surrett was sitting stationary observing the intersection at Lombardy Way and Flannery Street when he observed a vehicle traveling east toward SR 101 fail to stop at the posted stop sign. Officer Surrett conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, identified as Alfonza Zeke Perkins, 42, of Rome. After running his information, Officer Surrett learned he had a felony warrant through Floyd County. At this time, Officer Cipriano stopped out with the traffic stop due to the fact that Alfonza had a warrant. Alfonza was then taken into custody for the warrant. Officer Surrett reported, “[I] asked consent to search his vehicle, and he advised I would have to call his girlfriend since it was her car. [I] advised Alfonza due to the fact that he was in possession of the vehicle that, he was able to give consent to search. Alfonza stated that he did not feel comfortable with me searching the vehicle due to the fact that it was not his car. [I] advised Alfonza that OFC. Cipriano would deploy his K9, and if he alerted that, it would give probable cause to search the vehicle.” Officer Cipriano deployed his K9 he alerted on the vehicle. While searching the vehicle, officers located a large amount of meth, cocaine, marijuana, and a scale in the middle console. Aflonza was transported to Floyd County Jail, charged with possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana, possession of methamphetamine, possession of meth with intent to distribute, possession of drug-related objects, and felony probation violation x2.

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